Envisioned to revolutionize the modern art fair scene in the Philippines, ÄRT MÖD puts its best foot forward on its initial launch at the SM Megatrade Hall 2 on June 9-11, 2017. As a prelude to Philippine Independence Day celebrations, ÄRT MÖD evolves to a more revolutionary way of doing art fairs by leveling the playing field for all artists and galleries.

ÄRT MÖD: ARTVOLUTION is the first ever Open Source Art Event where buyers directly meet with sellers to strike better deals. This three-day fair brings together a vast collection of visual art pieces in painting, print, photography, drawing, mixed media and digital art.

The Fair aims to build up the world of Philippine modern art by opening its doors to a wider audience, engaging more Filipinos from all walks of life to appreciate and experience visual art in its various forms. Curated by the country’s top museum curators and art experts ensures the display will show depth, quality and magnitude of each artwork.

Open Call for Artists and Galleries

ART MOD FAIR 2017 is accepting applications from Galleries, Visual Artists, Photographers, and Crafters
for a three-day art fair happening on June 9-11, 2017 at the SM Megatrade Hall 2, Pasig City.

To inquire about our booth allocations, please contact Tata Bernardo (0917-737-3573) or Ched Dayot (0917-864-7402) or email us at inquiry.artmod@gmail.com.


Liz Lanuzo

Liz Lanuzo

Liz Lanuzo runs the country’s two beauty resource, ProjectVanity.com and a new local skincare brand called In Her Element. She is also a passionate watercolorist who likes to paint whimsical women and urbanscapes.
Project Vanity has been around for eight years, but it’s no longer a blog. It’s also not a magazine. It is a beauty portal where enthusiasts and professionals can learn and experience everything there is about makeup, skincare and techniques.

Toym Leon Imao

Toym Leon Imao

Toym Imao is a multi-awarded sculptor and painter in a career that spanned more than 30 years, and whose works can be found in various areas of the Philippines, Vietnam, USA and Europe. An Architecture graduate of the University of the Philippines and a Fulbright Scholar when he took his Masters in Fine Arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
From monuments and shrines to museum and public installations, Toym’s art is infused with architectonic strength and historical depth. His recent works used pop culture characters like Voltes V, Daimos and Mazinger Z, that delve into the dark realities of the Martial Law era, exhibited at the UP Palma Hall.
Expanding his artistic horizons to include film and stage, Toym received the award for Cinemalaya’s Best Production Design for the film “K’na The Dreamweaver”. He also designed sets for Ballet Philippines’ “Crisostomo Ibarra and Simoun”; Tanghalang Pilipino’s “Isang Gabi ng Gitnang Tag-araw”; and Tanghalang Pilipino’s “Mabining Mandirigma” where he received a Gawad Buhay Award.
He is the eldest son of National Artist for Sculpture, Abdul Mari Imao.

Inka Madera

Inka Madera

Inka Madera’s surreal/abstract style in her paintings and sculptures will doubtlessly enchant its viewer with themes that convey dreams and the unconscious mixed with reality. Inka is one of the country’s notable female artists that move the art world not only with her artistic style, but with her expression of the deeper essence of her subjects.

Inka holds a baccalaureate degree in Fine Arts from the College of the Holy Spirit, Manila with minors in Painting and Advertising. Her works have graced several exhibitions since 1996, and her most recent commissioned work, a mural, is displayed at the Mireio dining area of the Raffles Hotel Makati.

As one of Art Mod Fair’s speakers, Inka Madera will talk about Abstract Acrylic Painting that covers a quick introduction on color theory and composition; how to work intuitively; exploring non-representational painting (abstract); variety of Acrylic techniques; and how to compose on blank canvas without sketch.

Those who are interested to join her workshop need the following materials:
• 2B pencil
• 2 pieces of 3-inch round paintbrush
• 18 x 24 Canvas
• Acrylic paints in white, black and local colors
• Rags, spray bottle, cups

John Paul “’Lakan” Olivares

John Paul “’Lakan” Olivares

Artist, Designer, Advocate, Educator, Writer, and Historian; Prof. “’Lakan” Olivares’ works are driven by a great passion to help others and open their perspectives to a greater world. Fueled by his travels around the archipelago and living with different urban, rural and tribal communities, he has searched for the Filipino spirit, which manifests in all his endeavors.

As a visual artist and writer, his works reflect a soulful connection with the various traditional indigenous cultures and the sensibilities of the people.

As an advocate, he has worked side-by-side with many notable environmental and human rights groups, with his most recent work focusing on saving the Tamaraw and preventing child trafficking and prostitution.

As an educator, his classes go beyond the prescriptions of any curriculum and expand to life skills and holistic training.

And as a historian, he has traveled around the world, but more around our country, collecting the stories of the people and sharing it back to the world through social media and blogging.

Prof. Olivares is a man who does not seek any accolades but strives for a life in service to all. A former faculty member of the FEU Institute of Architecture and Fine Arts, Prof. Olivares is currently the headmaster of the international senior high school for design and management, Career Academy Asia; as well as the program head for the design track of the Southwestern University’s senior high school, in Cebu City.


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